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Monarchy Monday: How to receive a Royal Patronage

Prince Harry, Patron of Sentebale, speaking at the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup. Running a charity is a tiring, yet rewarding, process. The success on helping others balances on how much awareness you can draw to your charity. One way to achieve this is by getting the help from a Royal Patron. Receiving a Royal patronage will not only bring publicity to your cause, but will build the status of…
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When fire devastates England’s treasures

Some of the greatest insights of our history are embedded in the stately homes that lay across the country, full of stories that would put the saying “if these walls could talk” to shame. Unfortunately, with older homes fire safety doesn’t match that of…
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Introducing the Town Crier Tony Appleton

As the birth of the new Royal Princess was announced, the unofficial town crier of England, in full pomp and splendour, made an appearance on the steps of the Lindo Wing. On the steps he cried: “Oyez, Oyez! On this day the 2nd of May in the year 2015, we welcome with humble duty, the second child of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Princess is fourth in line to the throne. May the…
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Preview: The Last Days of Charles I

The Last Days… is a new series on Channel 5 which looks at the final moments of the lives of a variety of notorious and infamous characters in history. Tonight’s episode looks particularly at the final days of Charles I, the King who faced Civil Wars, was overthrown by parliament and executed in January 1649. Whilst Charles I reigned for over twenty years in the seventeenth century, his…
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Getting to know our Neighbours: The Swedish Royal Family

One of the more well known and oldest Royal Families in Europe comes from Sweden. The current Swedish Royal Family is made up of King Carl XVI Gustaf (b.1946), Queen Silvia (1943), Crown Princess Victoria (1977), Prince Daniel (1973), Princess Estelle (2012), Prince Carl Philip (1979), and Princess Madeleine (1982) who is married to Mr Christopher O’Neill (1974), and their daughter Princess…
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